NOTE: Oklahoma City police told KFOR that the suspect, Christian Rolon-Medina, was wanted for murder in Caddo County. KFOR has since learned he was actually wanted on a Caddo County warrant connected to a 2016 case where he entered a plea deal on accessory to murder. This article has been updated to reflect the latest information.
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – A Caddo County suspect jumped into a canal and tried to swim away as Oklahoma City police were chasing him.
Oklahoma City Police Department officials have not yet provided details on how officers first came in contact with the yet-to-be-named suspect on Wednesday.
However, Capt. Valerie Littlejohn said officers ended up on his trail and chased him.
The suspect jumped into the canal to evade capture.
KFOR crew captured footage of the suspect struggling to stay afloat in the water.
Authorities eventually arrested the suspect.
Littlejohn said on Wednesday he is wanted in Caddo County for a murder. KFOR has since learned that he was actually wanted on a warrant out of Caddo County connected to a 2016 case where he entered a plea deal on accessory to murder.
This is a developing story. More information will be provided when available.